Application Procedure


CAAPID Application

Applicants must apply through the ADEA Centralized Application for Advanced Placement for International Dentists (CAAPID) at

The UNMC College of Dentistry is committed to complying with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Applications must be complete, meet requirements and meet the deadline to be considered for admission.

Residency Status

UNMC College of Dentistry will accept U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents.

English Language Proficiency

National Board Dental Examination Requirements

Letters of Evaluation

Transcripts and Evaluations

Application Fees

Other Documents to Send Directly to UNMC College of Dentistry Advanced Standing Dental Program (not to CAAPID):

If an interview is offered, the following supplemental application material may be requested by the program:

The UNMC College of Dentistry is not responsible for delays in CAAPID’s processing of the application, whether due to their error or student error. All credentials submitted to the UNMC College of Dentistry to support an application for admission become the property of the College of Dentistry and will not be returned.

If you have questions during the application process, contact ADEA CAAPID Customer Service at (617) 612-2035 or


Selected candidates will be invited to an interview only at the discretion of the Admissions Committee. An interview will not be granted at the request of the student. No candidate will be accepted without an interview.

The applicant must take a psychomotor skills assessment as part of the interview process. Following confirmation of interview, applicant will be sent information regarding protocol and skills assessment.


All candidates are informed electronically of the action taken on their application. The time for notification is set at the discretion of the Admissions Committee. If offered admission, applicants are required to submit a nonrefundable tuition deposit of $2,500. All Advanced Standing Dental Program students are required to pay their annual tuition and fees, in full, 30 days prior to each academic year.

Enrollment Certification Letter/Background Check

Please be advised that an offer of admission will not be final and enrollment not permitted until the satisfactory completion of the enrollment certification, the criminal background check, and the Nebraska Adult and Child Abuse and Neglect Registry Release document.

Academic Performance & Progression

All students must meet the requirements for academic performance and progression for the DDS program at the UNMC College of Dentistry.

Contact Information

Communication by email is preferred. Contact Julie Buss at